How to Practise With a Metronome in a Relaxed, Enjoyable & Precise Way – 1. the Vanishing Click



Next video in playlist: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OO-p1S2GcCE

Playlist (from start) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2ld_M2ascU&list=PLjdDsipyFoLXaGNoIA228KCVByWUd1bod&index=1&feature=plpp_video

Longer version of this video:: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDQaZUMcEwI and

GENERAL LINKS

Get Bounce from

http://bouncemetronome.com

Andrew Lewis’s Rhythm, What it is and how to improve your sense of it

http://www.rhythmsource.com/book/

Mac Santiago’s “Beyond the Metronome:

http://www.inchronicity.com/

Many metronome links including on-line material about metronome technique here:

http://robertinventor.com/bmwiki/Metronome_Links

Includes the online material on metronome technique.
Also has: links for the history of the metronome, microtiming and tempo variation and so on.

LINKS FOR THIS VIDEO

Psycho acoustics

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychoacoustics

dyad

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyad_(music)

flute with oboe
- good page on the Vienna Symphonic Library site about some of the often used instrument combinations of Flute with other instruments

http://www.vsl.co.at/en/70/3161/3162/3164/5550.vsl

- there is a similar page for any of the instruments in the orchestra.

There is a great post here about click tracks and natural human variation in tempo with graphs from various songs:

http://musicmachinery.com/2010/02/08/revisiting-the-click-track/

You can make your own plots here:

http://labs.echonest.com/click/?songId=SOGETKY137715E4A25&artist=Maurizio+Pollini&title=Beethoven%3A+Piano+Sonata+No.14+in+C+sharp+minor%2C+Op.27+No.2+-%22Moonlight%22+-+1.+Adagio+sostenuto

This shows the plot for Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata as played by Maurizio Pollini

SOME EXAMPLES OF RHYTHMS IN MUSIC MANY STYLES

Here are some videos of natural musical rhythms – just a few to get you started – notice how the tempo keeps changing subtly, no two measures are the same.

Here is a pinterest board with all of the videos here and any linked to later in this video:
http://pinterest.com/robertinventor/enjoyment-and-relaxation-in-metronome-technique-re/

Gamelan music rhythm structure:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colotomy

Some videos:
Traditional Gamelan video:

Javanese gamelan: music and dance

Bali Gamelan

Gamelan Bali (Balinese Gamelan) – Traditional Music

Flamenco music

Spanish guitar

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scottish_fiddling

Example of scottish fiddling playing

Shetland Fiddle : Gibbie Gray

A tune said to be from the “little people” heard by the player’s great grandfather:

Shetland Fiddle Music/Scottish Fiddle Music

African Drumming

http://home.comcast.net/~dzinyaladzekpo/Foundation.html

video

Ewe drumming

Ewe drumming and dance RAKU – Noko Ye Dzen Culture Group

Tshwane Traditional Dancers

Another very different style of rhythm from Africa – the Efe peoples music (aka Pygmies) – wonderful very relaxed kind of rhythms here.

Polynesian water drunming

African version of water drumming:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXzWbmAUrrQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_DX64N7AGg

You can find many more videos of these traditions of rhythm via youtube searches


Post time: 08-27-2017